About Chatter

Welcome to Chatter! We’re happy to be your source for multifamily news, research and insight. Bookmark us and be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay on top of all things financing and investment for the multifamily industry. We also invite you to follow us on Twitter. What is Chatter? So what Read the full article…


How Big is Small Cap Multifamily?

A closer look at the multifamily housing inventory in the United States and the size of the small cap investment opportunity.

Around the Web

Multifamily Forecast: Investors Moving to Secondary Markets

The apartment sector has remained the darling of the commercial real estate for the past six years. This doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon, as 2016 is expected to set a new record for multifamily mortgage origination volume. While multifamily’s position as top dog remains uncontested, savvy investors are altering their strategy for sourcing Read the full article…


Arbor Funds $9M Fannie Mae Green Financing® Loan in Phoenix, AZ

UNIONDALE, NY (January 3, 2019) – Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a real estate investment trust and national direct lender specializing in loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare, and other diverse commercial real estate assets, recently funded a Fannie Mae Green Financing® loan in Phoenix, AZ.

Zen Senior Living, a 102-unit senior housing facility, received $9M in funding through the Fannie Mae Green Financing program. The deal comes with a 10-year fixed rate term and a 30-year amortization schedule.

Greg Gillam of Arbor’s Manhattan Beach office originated the loan. “The borrower purchased this recently renovated property with the intention of making it more energy efficient,” said Gillam. “With the Fannie Mae Green Financing solution, we were able to provide the perfect product for this age restricted property, offering great incentives and a low interest rate.”

Conveniently located in North Phoenix, Zen Senior Living is considered a premier senior housing community that promotes independent living. Amenities for the property include on-site laundry facilities, covered parking, private balconies, a fitness center, library and resident services.

About Us
Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) is a nationwide real estate investment trust and direct lender, providing loan origination and servicing for multifamily, seniors housing, healthcare and other diverse commercial real estate assets. Headquartered in Uniondale, New York, Arbor manages a multibillion-dollar servicing portfolio, specializing in Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and other government-sponsored enterprises, as well as CMBS, bridge, mezzanine and preferred equity lending. Rated by Standard and Poor’s and Fitch Ratings, Arbor is committed to building on its reputation for service, quality and flexibility, and dedicated to providing our clients excellence over the entire life of a loan.

Property Image

Zen Senior Living – Phoenix, AZ


Greg Gillam – Vice President, Originations